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The time is now for the final 53 man roster and practice squad spots to be claimed for the upcoming season. The Houston Texans will be traveling to Arlington to take on the Dallas Cowboys, and it will be a showcase of all the younger players that have made it to the last game of the preseason.
The process to the NFL for the majority of these players started in late May with rookie mini camp and will potentially come to an end on Thursday night with the final preseason game.
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The rookie defensive tackle has been hampered by a calf injury that has held him out of the last two preseason games. There is a consensus that Jones has a slim chance, if any, to make the final roster. Jones has shown that he can play the interior and, more importantly, heat up the quarterback with his pass rush. Injuries have slowed him but he has shown at training camp that he can make things happen on the inside. He will get plenty of work on Thursday and will have to use all h...
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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Texans expect by the end of this week to have a better idea whether injured safety Ed Reed will play in their season opener.
Coach Gary Kubiak said Monday that Reed is in Vail, Colo., visiting the surgeon who performed his April hip surgery to repair a partially-torn labrum. He will receive injections in his hip during the visit and then travel Atlanta...
The Houston Texans advanced to the divisional round of the playoffs the last two seasons.
That simply won't do this year. The Texans are aiming much higher this season and anything less than reaching the Super Bowl will be a disappointment for a team loaded on both sides of the ball.
''I think it's obviously our main goal and our final goal, but there are a lot...
According to Calvin Watkins of ESPNDallas.com, Cowboys defensive tackle Jay Ratliff might begin the season on the physically unable to perform list as he continues to nurse a hamstring injury. If Ratliff remains on the PUP list, the Cowboys will have to wait until after week six to activate him. Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Report: Jay Ratliff...
IRVING, Texas -- For the first time since getting benched during the first half of Saturday night's preseason victory over Cincinnati, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray addressed standing on the sidelines for nearly 20 minutes as the first-team offense was on the field.
The third-year starting back fumbled during the game's second series and didn't return until...
Today the Dallas Cowboys got some good news. Defensive End Anthony Spencer was cleared to run. This is the best news coming out of D-Town. Spencer had left knee surgery on July 25 and hasn’t practiced since. On Monday, the 29-year-old Pro Bowler said he has started doing “a little resistance running” and “a little […]
The Dallas Cowboys have placed defensive tackle Jay Ratliff on the PUP list as he continues to work his way back from a hamstring injury he suffered early on in training camp.
Cowboys placed DT Jay Ratliff on PUP.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 27, 2013
To not have Ratliff for the first six weeks of the regular season is going to be tough for their defense...
Teammates of former Dallas Cowboys safety Cliff Harris said Monday that he deserves more recognition - up to and including a spot in the Pro Football Hall of Fame - because of his revolutionary play in the secondary.
The scout who helped bring Harris to the NFL, along with teammates from the Cowboys' championship runs in the 1970s, gathered to honor Harris, an Arkansas native...
IRVING, Texas During a Tuesday morning radio interview on 105.3 The Fan, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones compared Tony Romo to New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton.
Payton, also a former college quarterback at Eastern Illinois, coached Romo early in his NFL career. With Romo having more input in the Cowboys' offensive game-planning this year, Jones made the statement while...
The Cowboys have made the decision to move DT Jay Ratliff to PUP, which will keep him from action for 6 weeks. Barring further setbacks, Ratliff will be eligible for week 7 @ Philly (Oct. 20th) Expect to see Nick Hayden to take over alongside Jason Hatcher at the DT position. Ratliff is pretty much done in Dallas. Look for the Cowboys to reload the position in the 2014 draft.
Here are a few related items that we must all fit on to a Wednesday or we won't get to everything this week.
1 - Getting Down to 53
On Tuesday, the Cowboys made some procedural moves to help get down to 75 after these initial cuts: WR Jared GreenWR Eric RodgersWR Anthony AmosQB Nick StephensP Brett MaherOG Dennis GodfreyLB Deon LaceyTE Colin CochartCB Brandon Underwood...
Members of the Dallas Cowboys' championship teams from the 1970s said Monday that the scrutiny professional athletes face in the modern era is similar to what they went through in the days before every move was recorded on a smartphone and spread around the world by social media.
Roger Staubach, a quarterback who won two Super Bowls with the Cowboys after winning the Heisman...
(Eds: APNewsNow. Will be updated. With AP Photos.) By SCHUYLER DIXON AP Sports Writer DeMarco Murray says it was frustrating to get benched after a fumble early in a preseason game against Cincinnati.
The Dallas Cowboys running back didn't pout, though. And he definitely got the message in a 24-18 victory against the Bengals on Saturday.
Murray had 45 rushing yards and a 7...
The final preseason game is usually a going-through-motion affair for most NFL teams. It's even moreso for the Dallas Cowboys, who have already played four of these practice games.
So what's there to look for in Thursday's Lone Star State battle with the Houston Texans?
If you're hoping to see Tony Romo, Dez Bryant, DeMarcus Ware and all of the Cowboys' bigger...
Fox Sports Live panelist Ephraim Salaam will team with former Houston Texans teammate Chester Pitts on the upcoming season of CBS's The Amazing Race. The 23rd season (seriously) of the show premieres on September 29th.
While you'd think this would be a great opportunity for Fox Sports 1 to get some love on another network, filming took place in June, well before the launch...
Jerry Jones gave Tony Romo a huge new deal, and plenty of offensive responsibility to go along with it this off-season.
Jones loves Romo’s offensive mind, and compared his thinking to that of Saints offensive genius, Sean Payton according to ESPN Dallas.
“It is also just the flair for being able to see it and being creative out there,” Jones said. “In visiting with Bill...